I’ve (virtually) parted company with US 40 and, indeed, with anything involving pavement apparently, and as of today am in Utah. My 17th state. I spent 54 days in Colorado. The nearest town is back in that state — Dinosaur, CO.

Where I really am, along the Loop the Lake trail, there are fungi:

Grey and white mushrooms growing among leaves

Mushrooms

Grey and white mushrooms growing among leaves

Mushrooms

A map showing my progress is here , a spreadsheet with progress detail is here , and a Google Earth KMZ file is in  this Google Drive folder . Present coordinates: 40.198°N, 109.093°W .